Why is St. Nicholas draped in seaweed and dripping wet? How did the pine tree become a Christmas symbol? How do Greek children welcome St. Basil? The exciting, eye-catching pictures and easy-to-understand sentences in Christmas in Greece help young readers learn about how people in Greece celebrate Christmas. The book shares special songs and easy-to-follow recipes and crafts that represent Greece. The book also has a helpful glossary and an index that direct students to the most important terms and topics.
World Book’s Christmas Around the World series helps kids with a 6th to 8th grade primary reading level learn about some of the richest Christmas traditions in different countries and regions of the world. Each book teaches kids the highlights of the holiday celebrations in such places as Vienna, Austria; Bethlehem and Jerusalem; and Italy and Vatican City. The books share special songs and easy-to-follow Christmas recipes and crafts that represent a particular country or region. Each book also has a helpful glossary and an index that direct students to the most important terms and topics.